Posts Tagged with “awards and honors”

PwC announces national finalists in xTREME accounting competition

January 5th, 2012

A team from Bryant University is heading to PwC's national  xTAX finals Jan. 26-27 in Washington, D.C. There, the Bryant team will compete against teams from Binghamton University, Brigham Young University, University of South Carolina and University of Virginia.


Team of Bryant accounting majors again heads to national xTAX finals

December 16th, 2011

SMITHFIELD, R.I.  - For the second consecutive year, a team of Bryant accounting majors is one of five teams from around the country heading to Washington, D.C., in January to compete in the national finals of xTAX, a taxation case competition that is part of the annual xTREME Games sponsored by PwC.

On Jan. 26-27, 2012, the Bryant team - Jeffrey Dorosh '14 of Naugatuck, Conn., Victoria Frazier '14 of Holden, Mass., Anthony Mahn '13 of Salem, N.H., Sagar Parmar '14 of Cheshire, Conn., and Randa Rugangazi '13 of Kigali, Rwanda  - will go head to head against teams from Binghamton University, Brigham Young University, University of South Carolina and University of Virginia. The Bryant team is coached by Michael Lynch, professor of accounting.


A head for the brewing business: Two professors win award for case study on rebirth of Narragansett Beer

December 14th, 2011

Narragansett Beer ad

SMITHFIELD, R.I.  –  Should Narragansett Beer build a Rhode Island brewery?

An award-winning case study developed by two Bryant University management professors helps students explore this scenario and three others in order to learn about supply chain management and operations management.


President Machtley to receive award from New England higher education board

November 11th, 2011

Bryant University President Ron Machtley will receive the Rhode Island State Merit Award, which honors innovative work, from the New England Board of Higher Education. The award presentation will be made in Boston next spring.

Bryant’s Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization #1 in US

November 8th, 2011 and Providence Business News report on the Bryant CEO's recent award naming it the top chapter in the nation.

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Bryant student entrepreneur organization named nation’s best for fourth time in five years

November 6th, 2011

SMITHFIELD, R.I. - For the fourth time in five years, Bryant University's Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization (CEO) has been named the best chapter in the country. The announcement was made Oct. 29 at the CEO national convention in Fort Worth, Texas.

The award to Bryant recognizes the outstanding tools, workshops, guest speakers and hands-on learning activities the chapter has sponsored in the past year. "Moreover, the club has nurtured and supported young entrepreneurs who have actually launched businesses while here on campus," said Michael A. Roberto, Trustee Professor of Management, who with M. Cary Collins, Trustee Professor of Entrepreneurship, advises the club.


Dragon dance team places third in international competition

September 24th, 2011

Dragon dance team places third in international competition

The University's dragon dance team placed third in international competition held in Shanghai. This news clip from Shanghai TV includes an interview with alumnus Christopher Neale '10, who competed with the Bryant team.

Team members who traveled to China to compete maintained a blog that can be read here.

Bryant U. ranked 16th Best Regional University (North) in U.S. News survey

September 13th, 2011

SMITHFIELD, R.I.  - U.S. News & World Report has ranked Bryant University among the region's top 20 universities, coming in at No. 16 in the Regional Universities (North) category.

This is second consecutive year Bryant has ranked 16th and is the seventh consecutive year of being ranked among the top 20 schools in its category.

"Bryant's innovative, globally-focused education provides the training and insight our students seek in order to be successful and active citizens of the world," said José-Marie Griffiths, vice president for academic affairs. "This ranking - along with other designations that point to Bryant's excellence - affirms the quality of the Bryant experience."


Bryant U. included on list of 2012 Military Friendly Schools

September 12th, 2011

SMITHFIELD, R.I.  - Bryant University has been named one of the country's Military Friendly Schools for 2012.

The list, published by G.I. Jobs, a magazine for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, honors 1,518 colleges, universities and trade schools for the efforts they make to recruit students with military experience by offering scholarships and discounts, military credit and support services.


Bryant professor named to Fulbright program’s Law Peer Review Committee

July 21st, 2011

Michael Bryant

SMITHFIELD, R.I.  - A Bryant University expert in human rights and international humanitarian law has been selected by the Council for International Exchange of Scholars to serve on the Law Peer Review Committee for the Fulbright Specialist Program.

Michael Bryant, associate professor of history and social sciences in the University's College of Arts and Sciences, will serve on the review committee through January 2012.